Author: rhodri

End of life care appeal
23.11.2022

Rose’s story at the heart of Tŷ Hafan’s first ever intensive fundraising appeal

Tragic baby Rose’s story at the heart of Tŷ Hafan’s first ever intensive fundraising appeal to raise £250,000 in just 60 hours On Sunday (Nov 27) Tŷ Hafan children’s hospice will launch its first ever intensive fundraising appeal in a...
micaela-and-cais-story
08.11.2022

Cai’s Story

“I’m Micaela, mum of two sons – Cai, who passed away at Tŷ Hafan earlier this year and his younger brother Harrison. “So much has happened in my life with Cai. When he was little he was diagnosed with the...
08.11.2022

Claire’s add unique fun and sparkle to Tŷ Hafan

Global youth fashion and toy retailer Claire’s has been busy adding some of its unique fun and sparkle to Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice. Claire’s Field Vice President, UK and Republic of Ireland, Scott Cushion, was one of dozens of our...
euro-commercials
08.11.2022

Business to business: work with us

The daily cost of Tŷ Hafan’s care is £14,727. That’s £5.2m each year. It’s a huge sum and the heroic businesses that are generous enough to donate to us play a vital role in raising this money. If you’d like...
welcome-to-the-den-testimonial
08.11.2022

News from the hospice

There are always marvellous things going on at the Tŷ Hafan hospice. Here’s the latest news… Service of Remembrance It was heart-warming to welcome families back for our first face-to-face memorial service in 2 years. Our summer Service of Remembrance...
08.11.2022

Sending our best wishes to our King and Patron

We would like to extend our sincere condolences to our patron, King Charles III, the Queen Consort and the wider Royal Family on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen was a devoted servant to the United Kingdom and...
end-of-life-care
08.11.2022

End of life care in a home-from-home

Perhaps from an early age, we feel unable to talk about dying. For some, this might have even been discouraged. But as sensitive as it is, we must talk about this. Between April and September this year, 14 children have...
07.11.2022

Shop sustainably and for less

Choosing to buy pre-loved items instead of brand new reduces landfill and CO2 emissions, all while keeping your wallet healthier and supporting a great cause. That’s why we’re challenging you to do this year’s Christmas shopping – even just some...
volunteering-hero
07.11.2022

Volunteering with Tŷ Hafan

These are the volunteering opportunities we have up for grabs…   Volunteer Retail Assistant (Under 18) Are you 16 or 17 and want to volunteer in your local community? This role gives you a mix of experiences, including merchandising and...
Carly Nurse Cwtch
07.11.2022

A day in the life of… a hospice nurse

It goes without saying that we couldn’t give families the standard of care that we do without our brilliant team at Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice. But what does a day in their life actually look like? It might be different to...
Riley Children in Need Ty Hafan
03.11.2022

Riley’s Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children In Need

A life-limiting lung disorder which has left Riley Davies needing his own supply of oxygen 24/7 has not stopped the intrepid 11-year-old from climbing one of the highest mountains in Wales in aid of BBC Children In Need. Rugby mad...
21.10.2022

Tŷ Hafan’s Aberdare shop celebrates 25 years at heart of community

Tŷ Hafan’s shop in Aberdare has recently celebrated not only 25 years of trading but also being at the very heart of the Cynon Valley community. The shop at 6 Cardiff Street first opened its doors on 29 September 1997...